Catalogue Number: 1023
The Optician Vol XIII 1897
Category: Periodical, magazine
Corporation: The Guttenberg Press
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1897
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: The Guttenberg Press
Description Of Item: A complete run of issues of the Optician from April 1897 to September 1897 bound in half leather and marbled board, 470 pages, illustrations and sections of advertisements.
Historical Significance: This is a record of the thinking and events in optometry in England at the time when 'Sight-testing opticians' in the UK first formed professional associations and instituted fellowship examinations.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, Honorary Archivist
Date Acquired: Nov 2008
Condition: Boards very worn, title page and index loose
Location: Archive room. East wall. Journals